Rules and restrictions for the regional and rural affected areas in NSW where stay at home rules are in place to help stop the spread of COVID-19.

As of  7 pm Wednesday 11 August, Stay At Home orders apply to people who live in or are temporarily staying in the Narromine Shire Council Local Government Area (LGA) or have been there on or after 5 August 2021.


What the stay at home orders mean

People must only leave home for essential reasons:

When leaving home for essential reasons, anyone over 18 years of age must carry photo identification with evidence of their home address, such as a NSW Photo Card or Drivers Licence, and produce it to a police officer on request.

In addition:

Remember, it's vital for anyone showing any symptoms, or those who are a close or casual contact of someone who has tested positive to COVID-19, to get tested immediately, stay home and follow the health advice. 

For more information visit Regional and rural restrictions | NSW Government 

Businesses that will not be able to open:
Financial support is available. Businesses and individuals can find out if you are eligible by visiting or calling Service NSW on 13 77 88.

Businesses that can remain open:
It is critical to have an up-to-date COVID-19 Safety Plan in place, ensure all customers, staff, delivery drivers and contractors check in and out using electronic check-in systems as required and follow COVID safe behaviours.
For more information for businesses visit Regional and rural restrictions | NSW Government 

Below are links to downloadable resources prepared by the NSW Government. Translated resources are also available. 


The “test and isolate” payment of $320 is now available across the region. It is to encourage you to test early, and isolate if you have any COVID symptoms or any concerns. This payment will help take the pressure off if you don’t have access to any leave entitlements, or other support payments:


Narromine Showground

A drive through testing site is available at the Narromine Showground - Dappo Road, Narromine - open everyday 9.30 am through to 2.30pm.

The drive through site will be moving to the Narromine Hospital for one day ONLY on Thursday 16 September due to a scheduled race meeting

Testing is free and no appointment is required. You must isolate until you receive a negative test result.

For a full list of COVID-19 testing clinics, visit:

Trangie MPS

A drive through site will be established at Trangie MPS on Thursday 16 September 9.00 am - 3.00 pm

Call 5881 9200 to book a testing time at Trangie MPS

For a full list of COVID-19 testing clinics, visit:


Symptoms include:

Other reported symptoms include:

Unexplained chest pain and conjunctivitis (eye infection) have also been reported as symptoms of COVID-19.  

In more severe cases, infection can cause pneumonia with severe acute respiratory distress.

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